Nota

The season premiere of “The Sing-Off” is one week from today on NBC (Monday, September 18). If any of you are a cappella fans like me, this is good news! It offers a great opportunity to (Spanish) teachers to expose their students to the Arts and perhaps even spark a dream. Many of my students…

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‘Se vende’ Story Script

Target Structures se vende – is sold está de moda – in style compra – buys Practice Questions for Individual Response ¿Tú compras ropa al centro comercial? ¿Se vende leche en Red Apple? ¿Los pantalones muy grandes están de moda? Personalized Questions for Class Discussion ¿Dónde se venden __ en Anchorage? (animales, ropa atractiva, sofás,…

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True/False Listening Quiz

Here is an obvious one for you!! (I need to post every kind of activity that I use on here so that when my brain isn’t working, I can look at the archives for each category and remember what kinds of assessments and activities I have at my disposal!) After any given story, a very…

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Write, Draw, Pass

This is one of my favorite party games, which Ashley VanHemert so brilliantly reminded me to use in the classroom! She heard of the idea from Amy Wright at UAF. This is an excellent activity for Preferred Activity Time. STEP ONE: Give each student one side of this form (I put two forms/page to save paper).…

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Human Bingo

A little background… Before switching to TPRS, I was a ‘Cooperative Learning’ teacher. While my students were very comfortable speaking, they spoke incorrectly over and over and over again. With 35 students in a class, it is very difficult to monitor for accuracy when so many are speaking at once! I am still undoing the…

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Alphabiography

I got this great idea from an English teacher at our school! It’s called an “Alphabiography”. The idea is to have students write their biography in small installments of 4-5 sentences, basing each installment on a word that begins with a different letter of the alphabet. This would make a very cool on-going focused free…

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